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New York Times, Monday, May 21, 2001

Author:
Joan Yanofsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
Like a candidate for hair transplant
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Joan Yanofsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Yanofsky. Monday freshness: 18%
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© 2001, The New York Times5/21/1 ( No. 18,822 )
Across
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Under a stopwatch : TIMED
6
Beech or birch : TREE
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Part of a film's credits : CAST
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Move up : ARISE
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Captain's position : HELM
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Aware of : ONTO
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Design with looped string : CATSCRADLE
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Sport ___ (modern vehicles) : UTES
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Top-of-the-chart number : ONE
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Telescope part : LENS
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Gains again, as strength : RENEWS
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Vineyard container : CASK
25
Breathe hard : PANT
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Tennis or table tennis : SPORT
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Sweetbrier : WILDROSE
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Like snow : WHITE
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Group at school athletic events : BAND
34
Two-masted vessel : YAWL
35
"___ We Got Fun?" : AINT
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Obstinate ones : MULES
37
Stuff (in) : CRAM
38
Word after bump or jump : INTO
39
7:5, e.g., at a horse race : ODDS
40
Secluded valleys : GLENS
41
"Mona Lisa" painter : LEONARDO
43
Praises : LAUDS
44
Satiate : CLOY
45
Nasty remark : BARB
46
Fancy floor, maybe : MOSAIC
49
Like a candidate for hair transplant : BALD
50
Boy : LAD
53
Western writer ___ Wister : OWEN
54
Duplicate : CARBONCOPY
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Sell : VEND
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Tract : AREA
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Wipe clean : ERASE
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Singer Nelson of 30's-40's film : EDDY
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Acrobats' security : NETS
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Big name in rental trucks : RYDER
Down
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Sandwich that crunches : TACO
2
Persian Gulf land : IRAN
3
Small amount : MITE
4
Road curve : ESS
5
Announce : DECLARE
6
___-you note : THANK
7
Cincinnati team : REDS
8
Right-angled extension : ELL
9
Stones in crowns : EMERALDS
10
Place to golf : COUNTRYCLUB
11
Prepay, with "up" : ANTE
12
One-dish meal : STEW
13
Fling : TOSS
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Siesta : REST
23
Football lineman : END
24
Carnival treat : COTTONCANDY
25
Larches, e.g. : PINES
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Bootblack's job : SHINE
27
Varicolored horse : PINTO
28
"The Great ___ Pepper" (1975 movie) : WALDO
29
Propelled a boat : OARED
30
Tchaikovsky ballet characters : SWANS
31
They line some old streets : ELMS
32
Siren's sound : WAIL
33
Pal : BUDDY
36
From Rabat : MOROCCAN
40
Mathematics writer Martin : GARDNER
42
Muhammad ___ : ALI
43
"Le Roi d'Ys" composer : LALO
45
Rum-soaked cakes : BABAS
46
"Get out of my seat!" : MOVE
47
Due : OWED
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E-mail option : SEND
49
Writer Harte : BRET
50
Trunkful : LOAD
51
Church nook : APSE
52
Salon employee : DYER
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"You ___ here" : ARE
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Boo-hoo : CRY

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